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. to celebrate, pot smokers have been lighting up in the shadow of seattle's iconic space needle. cnn's miguel marquez is in seattle for us this morning. morning. >> reporter: good morning there. this was only one of many parties across the state with people just taking the first step as this new law is implemented. ♪ >> reporter: the moment recreational pot, anything less than an ounce, no longer illegal in washington state. >> it's amazing. i'm not a criminal anymore. i can't go to jail for small amounts of marijuana. you know, it's -- i'm free to be free. >> reporter: several dozen hard-core smokers showed up here to the base of the space needle, the symbol of the city and of the state to light up at the stroke of midnight. and while the new law does not allow smoking in public places, seattle police and police departments across the state are turning a blind eye tonight, allowing celebrations to light up. this is what you'd assume the stores will look like or something along these lines? >> so, yeah, our stores are going to have the feel of a fine cigar shop. >> jaymon shively, once a hi
in the way of rainfall across seattle and portland it has stopped for today in the san francisco area. some of the rainfall yesterday fell in the form of snow, snow levels at about 5,000 feet. i suppose it could have been worse. elsewhere, looking at a foggy travel across the lower great lakes. we'll talk more about that in the next half hour. guys, back up to you. >> rob marciano, thank you. >>> as each day ticks by, the nation edges closer to going over the fiscal cliff. democrats and republicans cannot agree how to raise revenue and cut spending. on january 1st, as many of you know, taxes go up and doeep spending cuts take effect. the sunday talk shows reflect how far apart they are what we will not do is extend those tax cut force the wealthiest americans. there's no possibility that we will find a way to get our fiscal house in order without those tax rates going back up. >> nobody wants to go over the cliff. that's why the day after the election i tried to speed this process up by making a concession to put revenues on the table. it's unfortunate that the white house has spent three w
to seattle, mountain snow. flurries in the dakotas. heavy rain from tallahassee. severe storms in south florida. >> upper 70s in miami. 50s in colorado springs and 15 in fargo. when our time is up, we want to rest in peace one day. but who said anything about resting quietly? >> that's going to bring us to our favorite story of the day. a swedish company is selling hi-fi coffins for $30,000. the sound system is designed to pipe non-stop music six feet under. surviving friends and family can update your play list at any time. i think they're going to sabotage this. >> i love this story. the coffin comes with delux speakers and a screen displaying which song is playing at the time. i love that story. people like to enjoy their music, why not for eternity? not bad. >> they're probably going to be pipe in some songs that should be playing in hell, though. >>> new questions about reality tv and whether one popular show is actually rigged. >> shock and awe. >>> today's magic number for brides and grooms. they want to get married today on 12-12-12. you're watching "world news now." 3q lysol be
, for instance, around seattle, and let the american government and let the american people see does it cause a serious problem or not. all drugs would decriminalized in portugal about ten years ago and the use of drugs has gone down dramatically. >> senate majority leader harry reid floated a rumor yesterday that speaker boehner was having a little trouble controlling members paul ryan, eric cantor and kevin mccarthy. republicans found it so outrageous, it spawned a twitter revolt with the hash tag, harry reid rumors. one of our favorites? jammie foxx to be named secretary of state. sorry, susan. hash tag harry reid rumors. >>> actress and activist ashley judd is polling four points behind senator mitch mcconnell in a hypothetical matchup. mcconnell's approval ratings are the worst of any senator nationally. the poll found judd to be the top choice as a challenger. >>> and the first grandchild for former president bush and first lady laura. they called in to congratulate their daughter. >> fired up. looking forward to it. i'm excited for jenna and henry. i can barely contain the news when i
, sunny, 50. increasing clouds, seattle, 44 degrees. >>> a bizarre report that a convicted murderer had a plan to kidnap and kill justin bieber. they were arrested in vermont about a week before bean 'eers concert. he's reportedly obsessed with the beesh but turned in tit ove to a would-be assassin. >>> a high-speed chase in los angeles. a jewelry robbery, stole a car and raced through the streets. jumped out, ran through the baseball field filled with children where the l.a. police chief was giving away toys. the suspect event ueli gave up. the campus of cal state fullerton was put on lockdown while the police searched for another suspect. they were eventually given the all clear. officials say he may have been tweeting from the university. one other suspect is still at large. >>> now to an innovative way to smuggle marijuana across the border. they found canisters littering a field near the colorado river. police say they used pressurized cannon like the ones used during sporting events. fire in the hole. the smugglers apparently fill soup cans full of drugs and then launch them into
afternoon. >> i think we can watch and see what happens in the state of washington around seattle and let the american government and let the american people see does it cause a serious problem or not. >> former president george w. bush called into the show this morning after his daughter and nbc contributor jenna bush haeger announced she is going to have a baby. >> i'm fired up. looking forward to it. i'm excited for jenna and henry and i can barely contain the news when i found out. >> those are the things we thought you should know. time now for the "news nation" gut check. it's about those new right to work signs in michigan yesterday. the detroit free press is out with an editorial saying unions need to remind people who life was like without them. unions built the middle class and improved the standard of living for workers. do you think unions helped grow the middle class. go to facebook."news nation" to cast the vote. that does it for us. thanks for joining us. patty murray, former pennsylvania governor and the daily beast will all join the "news nation." the cycle is up next. yo
with less than a minute to go, quarterback bradford picked up by sherman to seal a victory for seattle. 49ers saw enough of that guy last week. 20 to 13, seahawks clench the fifth seed. >> there was only 1 reason to watch the raiders game and that was to take a look at the first professional start for a young quarterback, and it was entertaining, a little glimmer of hope there. chargers to meek oakland -- meet okay land this year. michael purlock on the -- spur lock will go untouched up the middle, 99 yards. where is your special teams defense? not there. san diego chargers with an early 7-nothing lead. heyward, dhp, touchdown 9 yards and the raiders on the board at least, 10-7. third quarter now charges 17-7 this time to alexander, 34-yard touchdown pass and the chargers have a commanding 24-7 lead, but raiders don't lay down. prior on the bootleg, and for the short 4-yard touchdown run those are the bheels that could lead a good -- wheels that could lead into the raid ares future. he'll find moore in the back of the end zone with a scramble. the raiders cannot recover the on side kick an
's wrapping up. that's good news, seattle, portland dealing with showers, but northern california drying out little bit. as we head eastbound, two more things. the northeast areas of showers especially across new england and headed to the plains, very warm temperatures in the plains, 80 over in dallas and for tomorrow, that's going to be the story again, so we're going to be looking at basically that continuing warmth across places in the plains, 81 will be the high tomorrow in dallas. >> harris: maria molina, thank you very much. and right now, police are trying to unravel a bizarre scene happening outside a home. the bodies of four people found facedown in the yard. we do know the house is on a street lined with other homes, schools, places of worship, but neighbors say is a safe place. we'll bring you what we're learning. and earlier, a hearing for the man accused in what is believed to be the largest intelligence leak in u.s. history. remember private bradley manning and all of those government secrets that ended up on the internet? now what his defense team wants you to know. stay close
a couple hours away. raining here in portland, seattle. you would expect that but here is the next event that would affect the bay area here in the coming hours. it's raining up the i-5, raining just about into napa and also into sow mona b-- sonoma. there is good news for northern california. the storm will taper off for you. not good news for washington, oregon, and british columbia. the storms are going to be sliding up farther to the north and four more storms are on the way for this area in the next 16 days. i know people love to go skiing up there, but just to give you so perspective, whistler has picked up 133 inches of snow on top of their mountain. that will be their watter er to drink in the um ser. i'm going to whistler over christmas. >> chad myers, thank you. also thanks to dan simon for bringing that you say story. for only $45 a month per phone. would we get the same coverage? same coverage on america's best networks. you saved $146.76 by switching to straight talk. awesome! now you can afford to share your allowance with me. get the season's hottest smartphones like the s
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in seattle, and people seemed to like it. so we wondered -- where else could we take this? ♪ ♪ for over 40 years we've brought our passion for fine coffee and espresso to people everywhere. but one place was impossible until now. our lattes, espresso and brewed coffee now in your home from a machine like no other. and now $50 off through january 1st. the verismo® system by starbucks. >>> well, the white house and the house republicans are mired in that thing that rhymes with fiscal cliff. while that's going on and will keep going on for a while, your united states senate is haggling over something that might be even more important to the health of the republic, at least if in the future we want to, i don't know, solve any problems ever. i'm speaking, of course, of that great scourge the filibuster. that senate only rule that allows any senator in the majority or the minority to force legislation to pass not by the standard 51 votes, but by 60. which for most bills means certain death. rarely do 60 senators agree on anyt
coast in seattle, washington, what do you say, barbara? caller: well, i tell you i talked to conservative relative of a relative. and i asked them this evening, i said, did the moon come up? they said, yeah. no dogs barking? no nobody running out of their bedroom yelling, the gays are married? i said, well if god is isn't having a problem with it why are you guys having a problem with it? >> bill: yeah, no. listen, great, great comment. and, you know, also, the idea that if you allow the gaze to get married, it's going to destroy traditional marriage yeah. i think straight couples are doing a good job of destroying traditional marriage on their own, with the divorce rate. >> peter: exactly. >> this is "the bill press show." [ music ] [ music ] >> chatting with you live at current.com/billpress, this is "the bill press show," live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: hey, you got it. thirty-three minutes after the hour now, this is the full court press on monday morning coming to you live from our nation's capitol. and we are bought to you t
. >>> katt williams was arrested yesterday in seattle. police say he was fighting with an employee at a bar. the day before he was caught on tape slapping an employee at a target store in sacramento. and then days before that, he had a run-in with police after almost running down five pedestrians. he had a very public meltdown on stage at the oracle arenena next month. >>> later on today, nhl players will -- will meet and try to end the lockout. the owners will not be there. this comes four days after federal mediation failed. >>> 7:49. the pope is joining the twitter nation. the vatican announced today that pope benedict has his own twitter handle and will start to tweet december 12th and he will be doing it in six languages. this may be a challenge known for his hefty vol ums on -- volumes on theology. the pope already has more than 86,000 followers. >>> the first ever text message was sent 20 years ago today. an engineer used a computer terminal to send the messing a -- message merry christmas in 1972. although it is using -- losing popularity with sales. but it is the most used. >>> rep
. fortunately we have relatively quiet weather through parts of california and portions of seattle. showers across the portions of the pacific northwest. as we head into tomorrow and wednesday we have a new storm system that will be arriving producing a lot of heavy rain, three to six inches. the ground is saturated from the last series of storm systems. this could pose big issues across the areas already hit very hard with all this rain. look at the future radar as we head into tuesday and wednesday more rain. basically the northern parts of the rockies we have snowfall. we'll see snowfall across portions of the west coast but even into the northern rockies. dealing with more moisture across portions of west coast even though we dealt with a number of storm systems. jon, very quickly another big story how incredibly warm it has been across the center of the country. 70 degrees for high temperatures in kansas city and 80 in the city of dallas. jon: wow. >> possibly record-setting temperatures. jon: december surprise. maria molina thank you. >> thanks. jenna: you might expect this next story
finished what she calls one of the best runs of her life, here at crystal mountain, south of seattle. >> it was amazing. >> reporter: when she looked down and saw the snow moving strangely beneath her. >> i saw a crack. and you hear a little pop when it starts to go. i realized it was an avalanche. it pushed me into a tree. and all of a sudden, i was encased. and i couldn't move. >> reporter: she was buried. her first thought, above everything else, how to breathe. her left hand could move just enough to get the snow away from her mouth. >> my head was down, facing down a little bit. and so, i, like, had to kind of scoop the snow away. i breathed in snow a little bit. that was scary. >> reporter: that's what saved your life, having that left hand free to get a little bit away. >> yeah. i was, like, kind of in a sitting position. and my right arm was stuck out to my side. >> reporter: couldn't move it? >> yeah. couldn't move it. >> reporter: and the second wave hit her. a wave of fear she might not be found. >> i felt very alone. i felt like, you know, this could be it. >> reporter: a
. the daughter now 19-20 years old. mike from houston, texas. chip from seattle, washington. caller: how's it going? i just have a quick question. i believe the country was built on innocent until proven guilty. it certainly seems like gun owners at large are guilty until they otherwise prove themselves to be a good guy or innocent. i have a tough time rationalizing what i hear about the innocent until proven guilty. we have this idea because of this one horrific act that everyone is now guilty of possibly being subjected to doing the same thing. host: what you do as a society? it not only deals with gun- control, but wayne lapierre also blaming the entertainment industry and whether we need to do a better job arming schools. there are a lot of issues coming into play. caller: there are and it would take too long to address all of them. i believe in individual rights. i'm not trying to attack anyone of these individual rights. how'd we make sure the crazy people, criminals, how do we keep the guns out of their hands? we have a litany of laws are rare that are not well in forest. gun show
to a lot of snow especially in elevations outside of seattle and portland. it is a difficult travel weather day across the heartland and in the pacific northwest. the east coast looks like it will be a rainstorm for you come thursday night and friday. too warm, no snow for us. doesn't look like anything until probably the end of next weekend. i got my eyes on that potential for a big storm after christmas. more on that in the days ahead. >>> you're watching "morning joe," brewed by starbucks. ♪ [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit usps.com. pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. but some things never get old... marie callender's dutch apple pie with fresh fuji apples and a crust made from scratch... it makes home at the holidays even sweeter. marie callender's. it's time to savo
inches of rain. take a look at this. the rain falls from san francisco to portland, into seattle. portland, we have pictures coming out of this region over the last 24 hours. they're looking at a kim more inches of rainfall before it's all said and done. they had a boulder fall on the highway from florence to eugene, oregon. took a couple hours. now, this tree landed on the home. we don't have the reports of injuries or damage there. then, christine, zoraida, looks like for places like chicago, they're expecting those temperatures to drop from the 60s into the 30s. now it looks like winter is going to arrive. >> in chicago she's been enjoying the weather. >> the winter in chicago lasts so long. once it comes it's there till may. >> yes. >> thanks, karen. >>> new twists in the wheres about of john mcafee. his attorney said he will seek asylum in guatemala. he went into hiding weeks ago. that followed the murder of his next door neighbor. mcafee insists he had nothing to do with that crime. police in bilis said he is not a suspect but they would like to talk to him. >>> four tv cha
neighborhood in seattle, washington. you can see one subject walks right out of his car, picks up a package from the front porch and bolts. surveillance cameras caught this woman strolling right up to a well-lit porch and stealing this box. police are still looking for both of them. >> clayton: you know what i'm struck by, how many people are using web cams on front porches. >> alisyn: and when you haven't done your christmas shopping in time, this is not the answer, people. >> kelly: and they're stealing in the day as well. during the daylight hours. >> clayton: it's expected everyone is at work and boxes piling up while you're at work. >> kelly: exactly. >> clayton: our booth wants to know where are the neighborhoods where rick has been stealing. >> rick: i haven't started yesterday and occurred that christmas is tuesday and i better-- >> and as the weather guy it's troubling you didn't know that. >> rick: i'm thinking about the weather, but not thinking about the calendar. >> kelly: are you finished with your shopping or haven't started? >> i haven't started. >> clayton: rick asked
you feel hopeless? >> i don't know why, i mean, i should have moved back to seattle, washington to my family. it never entered my mind. i was 29 years old. i had the cutest kids on earth. here's a side story, men would say they like me. i was pretty. you have three children? where do they live? i would say they live with me, you jerk. where do you think they live, they are my children. no, i was always an activist. i was always an activist, always a leader. it never entered my mind that we weren't going to get through this. but i was educated. i had good job skills. i was articulate and you know i had a lot of spine. i wasn't afraid for asking what was due. i was outspoken, that is a better word to say. i was healthy and my children were healthy. a lot of welfare recipients they aren't any of that. i would say to my friends i don't know how these other women do this that don't have the advantages that i have? they would look at me like what do you care about these other women you are struggling. i cared. that's what i brought with me. i was an executive at an electronics company and o
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